Jan G. Otterstrom F.

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SEASONS OF RAIN

After the coffee blooms
and the flowers close
they cut the tops
of protecting trees
to let abundant sunlight in
fruit swells, beans form
leaves turn intense green
from supple wood during
five months of growth
and mellowing, through
a season of rain
and distant hurricanes.




Jan G. Otterstrom F. 6/10/2013